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in michigan, and he is set to deliver a speech in downtown detroit. it should serve as a preview to his big thursday night speech on job creation. i'm joined mou live by the mayor of lancing, michigan. mr. mayor, thank you for joining me. >> my pleasure. >> what are your expectations for the president's visit to your state? >> well, look, we're happy -- always happy to have him in michigan to see what's actually happening on the ground. you know, we're grateful for his action in saving the auto industry, which is going strong. that's an investment in gm and chrysler that is paying back. that's what is saving us in lancing. our manufacturings sector is -- it's coming -- barrelling back, and it's a reminder that we need to put the p in gdp. the reality is you have to make things in america. that's the problem. it's the outsourcing and the off shoring that is practically killing the economy. we need a main street agenda. what i am hoping to hear from the president is his willingness to go even further. the transportation thing, yeah, that's important. we need to put the p back in gdp. we need
live in the upper peninsula of michigan. >> i'm sorry to interrupt you. i don't think we should be receiving testimony from family members. >> i've read this letter. it is a letter in the packet. i believe that letter is in the packet. it is also not necessary. if it is in the packet and i have read it. i suspect the commissioners have read it. if you would like toest isify as yourself. -- to testify as yourself, that is of course an option. >> well, i would. i would like to say that i really hope that this can -- that their project can go through as planned. we have a very close neighborhood. we -- its -- i think that the plans look like they would fit right in with what has been done. we did this in our -- at our house several years ago and it is a great way to keep families together and i hope that it can go through. thank you. >> i have a question. where is your house? >> we're 400 day street on the corner. >> and you added a floor? >> yes. >> and did you a setback? >> it really -- the -- the footprint of the house didn't really change any. >> when you added the top floor. >
dropped him at the university of michigan for debate camp for three weeks and thought he would be okay. wrong. he called me up two days later and felt dumb. he said the other kids at camp were far ahead of him and started yelling at me for not getting him in a better school. problem is, that he's already in the best school in our city. he says, i don't know what they're preparing us for but it's not college. my poor kid has discovered something we've known for years, not all school districts are created equal. there are at love factors for this, of course. but the one i find most telling is the correlation between poverty and academic achievement. according to the u.s. census bureau, grand rapids, michigan, has a 28.9% poverty rate amongst school age children. only 30% of students who take the michigan exam were proficient in math, 43% proficient in reading. when you look at the poorer cities in my state you'll find some numbers below 10%. conversely, the 10 wealthiest districts have scores in the mid 70s up to 90. how is that leaving no child behind? this correlation, not unique to mi
at iraq arbor, michigan playground -- the marina harbor, and mission playground. phase 2 projects are all in the design process. 140th birthday of golden gate park. fountains, gardens, ball fields, and even trash cans are getting a facelift. the planning team oversaw the completion of the north beach library and secured prop 84 grants. bonn programs are under way. last is our commitment to our own administrative deficiencies. as we reported previously, our staff has achieved a $370,000 reduction in workers' comp savings in the last 12 months. we did a very detailed custodian service analysis. custodians were reallocated to better meet needs. we are just beginning a reorganization of our aquatics program that will ensure more and better service to the public. it has been a very full fiscal year 2010-2011. we are looking forward to a fabulous 2011-2012. a very big shout out and thank you to the rec and park staff. i can tell you without a doubt that this is the hardest working, most dedicated staff. that concludes the general managers' report. commissioner buell: for being so brief, thank y
american festivals that began that year. one in denver, michigan, new york city, british columbia, and i'm forgetting the other one. we are the only one that still stands at this time. it's very difficult to put a festival on of this caliber. working with rec and park and the city has been -- ajoy might be too strong of word, but it has been a great partnership. san francisco's outside lands is not just a music festival, but it is a celebration of san francisco and northern california. the music has always been a rich part of san francisco's history. 25% of the bands that performs at the festival are local bands. the other 75% of artists are internationally renowned dance. this year we had phish, muse, john fogarty from credence clearwater revival, and badu. we also celebrate san francisco's food culture. we are probably one of the only festivals in the country and maybe the world that all of the food vendors except for one our local restaurants. it is really showing the diversity and the excellence of our food culture here in san francisco. in addition, we have over 30 wineries from nor
, new hampshire, michigan, wyoming and colorado lead the list of states with new speed enforcement zones. cities with most speed traps, in michigan. a growing number of small stationary companies are seeing more demand for products because people who are meeting online and becoming friends are cementing their friendships by writing letters. good for you. we'll be right back. [ woman ] jogging stroller. you've been stuck in the garage while i took refuge from the pollen that made me sneeze. but with 24-hour zyrtec®, i get prescription strength relief from my worst allergy symptoms. so lily and i are back on the road again. with zyrtec® i can love the air®. a living, breathing intelligence that is helping business rethink how to do business. in here, inventory can be taught to learn. ♪ in here, machines have a voice... ♪ [ male announcer ] in here, medical history follows you... even when you're away from home. it's the at&t network -- a network of possibilities, creating and integrating solutions, helping business, and the world...work. rethink possible. >>> tropical storm lee on t
. severe storm potential from iowa, through wisconsin, up to michigan. winds up to 80 miles an hour. you might need to sit down in the southern plains. cold front coming in. 90s today, but monday, 82. taking a look across the big board, on the west southwest coast, nice. temperatures nice and t big e of summemer, holiday w weekend. it will feel le summitt. temperatures around 70 degrees, dewpnt creeping up. is g getting sticky out there. lee could bring heavy rain later. not for this weekend. you will see a chance of a shower today, but for the most part, cloudy skies. up t >> we'll have another look at weather in a few minutes. bianna? >>> now to a mystery in ohio that has police there trying to get to the bottom of things. how did hundreds of pairs of ladies underwear end up along the road in a cincinnati suburb? >> reporter: call it the cotton conundrum. the people of lancaster, ohio, woke up to hundreds of pairs of underwear. >> somebody's missing something. >> this comes from one woman's home? she has quite a lingerie collection. >> just -- weird. >> reporter: some of the unusual un
're familiar with out there. host: michigan, curtis on our democrats line. caller: ok, i'm from michigan. i am a disabled veteran. i got shot up in vietnam. and i'm struggling with the housing market, too. and i'm water. i'm on the water and when they gave me this loan, bank of america took 80% and put 20 with gmac. charge me 11.5% and bank of america is charging me 6.7%. and i'm having problem problems. can't get refinanced. and until president obama or whoever does something about the housing, that's going to be a problem. people cannot afford their notes. and they won't give us a modification or help. i've [inaudible] now he said he's got to help me but i've got to give him $1,000. and i'm scared it's a fraud. i can't afford to give him the down payment. he said he can help me but i've got to give him $1,000. now why? guest: now, i don't know who it is that you're talking to. i should say it sounds like something you should look into before you spend your money. but you're certainly right that loan modification programs are a big topic of conversation because the mortgage issue still a big
the body of 59-year-old john wallace, the michigan native was mauled to death by a grizzly as he hiked alone. >> my brother absolutely loved the outdoors and worked in one of the national parks and loved to just hike in nature. >> reporter: in yellowstone's 140-year history, there's been only seven fatal bear attacks, but two have come just this summer. rangers are so concerned they have set traps to catch the bear. the trap is fairly simple, once the bait is inside, the bear walks in through the backdoor. once it reaches for the food, the bear trips the lever and then the gate slams shut. across the west, it's been a summer of vicious attacks. >> it bit down on my head. >> reporter: sam was hiking with friends just north of anchorage this summer when he was mauled by a grizzly. >> i kept saying i'm going to die, i'm going to die. >> the bears are real intent on feeding so you're more likely to have a close, surprise encounter with bears at this time of the year. >> reporter: although fatal attacks are rare, people are pushing limits infringing on bear territory. since 2000, there's be
mortgages are underwater. in places like michigan, california, parts there, they're suffering from unemployment numbers that are greater than during the depths of the great depression. look, barack obama promised to cut the deficit in half, and instead he turned around and he tripled it. and now our national debt is growing at $3 million a minute. that's $4.25 billion a day. president obama, is this when you call winning the future? i call it losing, losing our country, and with it the american dream. president obama, these people, these americans feel that fierce urgency of now, but do you feel it, sir? the tea party was born of this urgency. it is the same sense of urgency that propelled the sons of liberty during the revolution,. it is the same sense of urgency that propelled the abolitionists before the civil war and the civil rights movement during the 20th century. the tea party movement is part of this noble american tradition. this movement isn't simply a political awakening, it is an american awakening. it is coming from ordinary americans, not the politicos in the beltway
overtime. the cold front pushing in. severe storm potential from iowa, through wisconsin, up to michigan. winds up to 80 miles an hour. and also a possibility of some large hail. from there, we turn our attention to the southern plains. you might need to sit down. cold front coming in. 90s today, but monday, 82. oklahoma city dropping from 97 to 77 by monday. taking a look across the big board, on the west southwest coast, nice. san fran, 72 degrees. eastern seaboard, >> we'll have another look at weather in a few minutes. bianna? >> all right, scott, thanks. >>> now to a mystery in ohio that has police there trying to get to the bottom of things. how did thousands of pairs of ladies underwear end up scattered all along a road in a cincinnati suburb? here's abc's dan kloeffler. >> reporter: call it the cotton conundrum. the people of lancaster, ohio, woke up to 1600 pairs of women's underwear strewn across their town. from the minnie mouse variety to lingerie. this panty puzzler has this whole town in a knot. >> somebody's missing something. >> this comes from one woman's home? she has q
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you much. >>> in michigan 32% of employers are expanding their work force. indiana is second on the list of states with the best job growth followed by massachusetts, virginia, and minnesota. [ male announcer ] this is the network. a network of possibilities. excuse me? my grandfather was born in this village. [ automated voice speaks foreign language ] [ male announcer ] in here, everyone speaks the same language. ♪ in here, forklifts drive themselves. no, he doesn't have it. yeah, we'll look on that. [ male announcer ] in here, friends leave you messages written in the air. that's it right there. [ male announcer ] it's the at&t network. and what's possible in here is almost impossible to say. ♪ it's got to be a good life >> it may be music to the ears of facebook users. in today's tech watch, the word that the world's most popular social media network will be launching an on-line music svrs, but various reports say facebook won't go it alone. rather, it will partner with existing music services to make it all happen. official word may come at an industry conference lat
. also problems at the tennessee game, the iowa game, and the michigan game because of storms. >> i know -- >> they want them safe. >> i don't think they want to risk anything. i remember a story, a young student at notre dame, declan sullivan was his name. he was filming the practice and the hydraulic lift fell over, to his death. i would imagine that they're taking every precaution that they can. although some people may be upset with the decision. thank you very much, appreciate it. a lot going on with katia and lee. we'll check back, thanks. >>> also, we're covering gabrielle giffords. the last time we saw the congresswoman, she showed up for that important house vote to keep the government from defaulting. there she was getting a standing ovation. who could forget? she has been traveling. she is spending the labor day weekend at home with family in tucson. gabby giffords has been living in houston while recovering from the near-fatal shooting in january. >>> meanwhile, there's a political uproar brewing over the raffle of a handgun. very similar to the model used in the shooting tha
of contributors that probably names that you're familiar with out there. host: michigan, curtis on our democrats line. caller: ok, i'm from michigan. i am a disabled veteran. i got shot up in vietnam. and i'm struggling with the housing market, too. and i'm water. i'm on the water and when they gave me this loan, bank of america took 80% and put 20 with gmac. charge me 11.5% and bank of america isharging me 6.7%. and i'm having problem problems. can't get refinanced. and until president obama or whoever does something about the housing, that's going to be a problem. people cannot afford their notes. and they won't give us a modification or help. i've [inaudible] now he said he's got to help me but i've got to give him $1,000. and i'm scared it's a fraud. i can't afford to give him the down payment. he said he can help me but i've got to give him $1,000. now why? guest: now, i don't know who it is that you're talking to. i should say it sounds like something you should look into before you spend your money. but you're certainly right that loan modification programs are a big topic of conversation
with another ek chf tcheck of t weather. >> we have a cold front bringing showers and storms from michigan to texas and down the south, tropical storm lee. other than that we're pretty good, lots of sunshine and temperatures are warm everywhere else. then we turn to the tropics, watching out for hurricane katia, we have it moving to the northwest at 10 miles an hour, maximum sustained winds at 75. the good thing is that it's not bothering any land areas, kind of sitting and spinning out in the ocean but it is projected to as soon ads the middle of the week become a category 3 hurricane. it is a cat 1. that is a look at your national forecast. here is a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >> this weather segment sponsored by at&t. at&t, rethink possible. >> russ, take it away. >> thank you. >>> a wonderful story for you now, a college football player had his career interrupted by the vietnam war. who years later he's hitting the books and pounding the gridiron with kids young enough to be his grandchildren. he has yet to play his first game but alan moore is hitting the books. at 6
that could be responsible for killing a hiker from michigan last week. you this they now plan to take hair samples from the bear to determine if its d.n.a. matches a sample at the site of the death. if it's a match, the bear will be killed. if not, it will be released. it looks like casey anthony may have to pay for her crimes literally. a judge considered finding her $517,000, the cost of investigating her daughter's disappearance back in 2008. prosecutors say it's only fair since casey lied. she also sent police on a wild goose chase as you recall. anthony's lawyers say the state is just bitter about losing the case. >> where is justice for the defense? it won. i mean we're now going to get whacked again according to the theory of the state? >> mason also said there is no way casey could afford such a hefty tab. the judge will make a final decision later this month. it's the final resting place of confederate generals robert e. lee and stonewall jackson. the virginia city council has voted to ban the flying of the confederate flag on city flag polls. the issues parked protests on both si
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